NC Sound Production

This course provides an exciting introduction to the world of sound production, preparing students for higher levels of study in this area and to pursue a career across a wide range of music, broadcast and audio visual production industries.

Course content includes: 

  • Sound engineering and production 
  • MIDI sequencing
  • Music industry
  • Sound design 
  • Sound reinforcement
  • Audio editing
  • Core skills

  • Radio engineer
  • Audio engineering industry
  • Music retail industry
  • Audio/video production industry

  • Year 1 of an HND in Sound Production

One of the following:

  • Three National 4 awards (or equivalent)
  • Successful completion of a relevant access course or an appropriate group of National Qualification units
  • Applicants who do not meet these criteria, but have relevant experience or alternative qualifications, will be considered

Additional requirements:

  • Successful interview

Further advice for full-time applicants:
• Please ensure you have an online account before starting your application
• If you created your account prior to September 2016, you will need to register a new account
• Before starting the application process, please ensure you already hold or are working towards the relevant entry qualifications required for the course you are applying for
• Ensure you use your own personal email address when creating your online account
• Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email immediately
• If you do not receive an acknowledgement e-mail immediately, please check your SPAM/Junk folder
• Please include as much detail as possible in your personal statement such as; the reason you are applying, future career plans, previous employment, relevant experience, hobbies and interests
• Disclosing support needs in your application will not affect your chances of being offered a place on a course at Forth Valley College
• If your application is successful, you will be invited for interview. For January start courses interviews will be in Nov/Dec and interviews for August start courses will take place between February and May
• If your application is unsuccessful, you will be offered support in finding a suitable alternative course
• Applicants who provide a mobile phone number on their application form will be sent a text reminder prior to the day of interview
• If you are unable to attend an interview or wish to withdraw your application - please email student.applications@forthvalley.ac.uk

  • Location

    Stirling Campus

  • Attendance

    Full-Time

  • Start date

    26 August 2019

  • End date

    12 June 2020

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6